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Becoming an alternative provision academy or free school

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Last updated on 18 April 2017
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Can pupil referral units (PRUs) convert to academy status? PRUs may convert to academy status. Once converted, they are known as alternative provision (AP) academies. We link to guidance from the DfE on the conversion process and examples of AP academies from across the country.

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  1. 1 PRUs can convert to alternative provision academies
  2. 2 The conversion process
  3. 3 Examples of alternative provision academies

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